Pest Control

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Tips and guides to safeguard your family and home from bugs, rodents and critters that bite, sting or just gross you out.

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Loving childhood motivates sisters to create a safe space for girls

Ginger Horne and Becky Greene's selfless commitment to creating a safe space for girls captured the attention of Cingo. We are proud to award Ginger and Becky our Circle & Shield award, the Cingo way to honor the quiet heroes in our community.

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Mosquitoes and blood-borne illnesses

Summer is in full swing, and unfortunately that means so are the mosquitoes. Mosquito bites are a nuisance, but there are many additional reasons to protect your family, your pets and yourself from their bite. Some types of mosquitoes in the U.S. and around the world spread viruses that can cause disease and according to the CDC, mosquito-borne disease has more than tripled in the U.S. since 2004.

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GUIDE TO IDENTIFY & TREAT BACKYARD BITES

Keep your kids safe this summer.

Get the mom's guide to identify and treat backyard bites.

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Cingo Operational Updates

Service interruptions and operational updates for Cingo in Georgia and South Carolina will be posted here.

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Cingo honors Lyle Gordon of Douglas

Lyle Gordon has given much of his time since retirement keeping people in his community safe and secure. His endless passion to help others makes us proud to honor Lyle with our Circle & Shield award.

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Curious Critters  |  Pest Control Tips

The ants go marching

One by one, four by four ... ah, geez, the Ant Army is on the move again. Ants are one of the most common pests we southerners encounter. It seems that no matter what the weather, ants will make their presence known. Dry conditions can summon them, and wet weather encourages them, too. We can't control the weather, but there are steps homeowners can take to prevent ants from marching into your home.

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The connection between roaches and asthma

As parents, we spend most of our time protecting our children. We teach them to look both ways before crossing the street. We make sure they’re wearing helmets. We read nutrition labels and limit their screen time. Our desire is to protect them from all harm, but can we really? No matter how much time and effort we put into their well-being, there will always be dangers that we are unable to control. Asthma is a condition that affects 8.4 percent of children in the United States. Even though this condition often develops on its own, we know that limiting exposure to certain triggers can decrease a child's likelihood to develop asthma or have asthmatic episodes when there is a preexisting condition. The third leading cause of asthma in children originates from the presence of cockroaches in the home. Ironically, a cockroach infestation is both treatable and preventable.

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Teen tackles tough issue to help keep others safe

Effingham County teenager Darius Scott’s drive to raise awareness of human trafficking makes a difference. We are proud to award Darius our Circle & Shield award, the Cingo way to honor the quiet heroes in our community.

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Your best options to manage mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are always looking for a blood meal. (Gross, we know.) You basically have two options: keep them from biting you or eliminate them from your yard. And with the recent announcement from the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) that the number of illnesses caused by mosquito, tick & flea bites have tripled in the United States over the last 13 years, it only makes sense to evaluate your protection options.

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Sleep tight, don't let the bed bugs bite

Warmer weather has finally arrived.  Weekend beach trips have begun and summer vacations are being planned. While you may be dreaming of warm, sandy beaches or mountain-top views, don’t forget the little menaces that may be hiding in your home away from home. Bed bug infestations are on the rise in the last decade and even the nicest of hotels and resorts can fall victim. You can significantly reduce chances of bringing bed bugs home by following a few simple precautions and pest prevention tips.

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Carpenter bees ... a real buzzkill

Spring is officially here! After suffering from cabin fever all winter, you’re ready to soak up some vitamin D and take on your spring projects in the great outdoors. You’re well equipped to tackle your honey-do list: tool belt strapped on, sunglasses, and water bottle in tow. As you step into the back yard, you breathe in the spring air, feel the warm sun on your face, and hear the buzz of a nearby bee flying around your head. Wait, what? Bees? Oh, geez! There are bees out here!

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